|Disability Discrimination Act 2005: new laws to help disabled people [EasyRead guide][2009 ed] - Department for Work and Pensions|
Supersedes 2005 edition (ISBN 9780117035997). Also available are: an audio guide to the Act on CD-ROM (2010, ISBN 9780108508073) and a BSL DVD on the provisions of the Act (2010, ISBN 9780108508042)
|Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission client funds account - statutory maintenance schemes 2009/10 - Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission|
Dated April 2011. On cover and title page: Administered bt the CSA division of the Commission
|Prosperity for all in the global economy - world class skills: final report - Leitch Review of Skills|
This is one of a series of reviews, commissioned by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, accompanying the pre-Budget report 2006 (to be published 6 December 2006, Cm. 6984, ISBN 0101698429). This report considers the long-term skills needs of the UK economy to maximise economic growth and productivity and to promote social justice and social inclusion. It finds that although the UK's skills base has improved significantly over the last decade, it remains weak by international standards, and even if ...
|Annual report by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the Social Fund 2010/2011 - Department for Work and Pensions|
|Fifty seventh annual report of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission for the year ending 30 September 2010 - Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission|
The Marshall Aid Commemoration Act 1953 was passed by the British Parliament in order to express enduring gratitude to the American people for the Marshall Plan. This Act established a series of scholarships for young Americans to study for a degree at a British University, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered in Britain by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission. This is the 56th annual report of the Commission which details the activities of the scholarship scheme f...
|Report by the Government Actuary on the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2012 and the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2012 - Government Actuary's Department|
This is the Governement Actuary's report on the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2012 and the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2012. It also includes the potential effect on the National Insurance Fund of the proposed changes in the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Limits and Thresholds) (Amendment) Regulations 2011. It contains estimates for the National Insurance Fund of receipts and payments for the years 2011-12 to 2016-17
|Report under section 2 of the Loans to Ireland Act 2010: 1 October 2011 to 31 March 2012 - H.M. Treasury|
Keywords: treasury; loan; loans; interest; tranches; disbursed; irish; ireland; outstanding; report; irish loan; irish loans; bilateral loan; interest rate
|Fiscal sustainability report - Office for Budget Responsibility|
Dated July 2011
Keywords: fiscal; gdp; sustainability; cent; spending; future; projections; public; liabilities; sector; sector net; sector balance; public sector; fiscal impact; fiscal sustainability; net debt; public service; balance sheet; sustainability report; national accounts
|The UK low carbon transition plan: national strategy for climate and energy - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
Keywords: carbon; energy; emissions; government; transition; renewable; low; climate; gas; electricity; greenhouse gas; energy efficiency; low carbon; national strategy; climate change; plan national; public sector; carbon transition; transition plan; renewable energy
|Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code A: code of practice for the exercise by: police officers of statutory powers of stop and search; police officers and police staff of requirements to record public encounters - Home Office|
This code governs the exercise by police officers of statutory powers to search a person or a vehicle without first making an arrest. In addition, it covers requirements on police officers and police staff to record encounters not governed by statutory powers. This code does not apply to: (a) the powers of stop and search under; (i) Aviation Security Act 1982, section 27(2); (ii) Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, section 6(1) (which relates specifically to powers of constables employed by s...
Keywords: search; powers; person; code; searches; officers; officer; police; terrorism; authorisation; police station; public order; police officers; search powers; statutory powers; reasonable suspicion; serious violence; criminal justice; reasonable grounds; police reform
|Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman annual report 2008-09 - Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman|
Keywords: judicial; conduct; complaints; complaint; upheld; ombudsman; ojc; cases; advisory; jac; office holder; constitutional reform; judicial appointments; judicial office; annual report; advisory committee; lord chief; ombudsman annual; conduct ombudsman; cases received
|Local government financial statistics England:No. 22, 2012 - Department for Communities and Local Government|
Local government expenditure represents about a quarter of all public expenditure, and the data are used in the monitoring of public expenditure and the compilation of the national accounts. Local government finance data are also used by the Government to inform the allocation of resources to local government and the development and monitoring of local government finance policy. It is also used more widely, by local authorities (including fire, police, transport and waste authorities, libraries ...
Keywords: expenditure; local; police; east; west; fire; authorities; revenue; gla; capital; local authorities; west midlands; local government; fire south; council tax; revenue expenditure; east midlands; south east; local authority; gla gla
|Amended guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 - Home Office|
Dated October 2010
Keywords: licensing; premises; licence; authorities; alcohol; conditions; guidance; authority; application; issued; responsible authorities; personal licence; licensing authority; club premises; licensing authorities; licensing objectives; licence holder; premises licence; guidance issued; designated premises
|The Terrorism Acts in 2011: report of the Independent Reviewer on the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and of part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation|
Dated June 2012
Keywords: terrorism; terrorist; schedule; northern; proscription; ireland; offences; detention; detained; para; human rights; terrorism acts; northern ireland; annual report; great britain; terrorist suspects; ports officers; independent reviewer; united kingdom; terrorist offences
|Transfers to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Scheme 2012 - Home Office|
The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 ('the Act') provides for the abolition of the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) and the establishment of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). It also provides for the transfer of functions of the Secretary of State under or in connection with Part V of the Police Act 1997 (criminal records) to DBS. Upon its abolition, ISA's current functions under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) ...
Keywords: transfer; dbs; isa; disclosure; liabilities; transfers; barring; secretary; rights; scheme; barring service; civil service; stationery office
|Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency: Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration annual report 2011 - 2012 Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, and Independent Monitor for Entry Clearance Refusals without the Right of Appeal, Annual Report for the period November 2011 - October 2012 - Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency|
Keywords: border; inspection; agency; visa; inspectorate; asylum; report; immigration; entry; checks; independent chief; security checks; border agency; entry clearance; chief inspector; border security; visa sections; border force; annual report; origin report
|Annual review of controls on imports of animal products: April 2010 - March 2011|
This is the ninth annual review of import controls on animal products into England, Wales and Scotland. (Northern Ireland is a separate disease control region and operates a different illegal import control system). In accordance with the Animal Health Act 1981, this report details progress made on activities undertaken to prevent the introduction of disease through the import of animal products or matters for the period April 2010 - March 2011, as well as plans for the coming year.
Keywords: ukba; wgt; poao; animal; imports; seized; seizures; defra; enforcement; fsa; northern ireland; meat fish; times seized; rural affairs; animal health; personal import; illegal imports; personal imports; seizures wgt; inland las
|Birth statistics: review of the National Statistician on births and patterns of family building in England and Wales, 2007 - Office for National Statistics|
With correction page dated 15 December 2008
Keywords: births; birth; table; england; wales; live; age; marriage; population; excel; population trends; wales england; live births; box surrounding; table title; title table; united kingdom; excel version; red box; wales year
|Climate change: financing global forests - Eliasch Review|
This Review aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of international financing to reduce forest loss and its associated impacts on climate change. It does so with reference to the international debate surrounding the potential for a new global climate change deal in Copenhagen at the end of 2009. Forestry produces around 17 per cent of global emissions, making it the third largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, exceeding the entire global transport sector...
Keywords: forest; emissions; carbon; deforestation; international; countries; climate; global; credits; forests; forest carbon; carbon markets; climate change; capacity building; forest emissions; emissions reductions; carbon market; forest sector; forest nations; forest credits
|Code of practice: on the operation and use of the Police National Database - National Policing Improvement Agency|
Dated March 2010
Keywords: pnd; police; chief; data; officers; access; guidance; code; vetting; policing; police forces; guidance issued; chief officers; national database; data protection; police service; police force; police national; chief officer; policing purposes
|Powers to facilitate innovation annual report for the academic year ending 31 July 2008 - Department for Children, Schools and Families|
Keywords: school; order; innovation; governing; pupils; orders; academic; education; haringey; educational; statutory instrument; school session; governing body; innovation facilitated; sixth form; academic year; order allowed; order applies; relevant legislation; primary school
|The contribution that reporting of greenhouse gas emissions makes to the UK meeting its climate change objectives: a review of the current evidence - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs|
Dated November 2010. ABout reporting by companies of their greenhouse gas emissions
Keywords: reporting; emissions; climate; companies; cdp; investor; investors; ghg; investment; change; business survey; literature review; climate change; ghg management; ghg emissions; fair pensions; greenhouse gas; emissions reporting; emissions reductions; investment decisions
|Mortality statistics: deaths registered in 2007 - Office for National Statistics|
Keywords: unspecified; deaths; disorders; malignant; underlying; neoplasm; table; diseases; congenital; injured; transport accidents; nontraffic accident; malignant neoplasm; nervous system; traffic accident; open wound; vehicle injured; driver injured; congenital malformations; malignant neoplasms
|Prison Service Pay Review Body seventh report on Northern Ireland 2011 - Prison Service Pay Review Body|
The Prison Service Pay Review Body 2011 report on Northern Ireland sets out a number of recommendations regarding pay, including: a consolidated increase of ¹250 for night custody officers, operational support grades and healthcare assistants; a consolidated increase of ¹0.12 per hour for prisoner custody officers and senior prisoner custody officers; that night patrol officers be paid at a single rate of ¹18,704...
Keywords: pay; prison; northern; remit; nips; custody; staff; ireland; northern ireland; recommendations; prisoner custody; night patrol; prison service; remit group; review body; public sector; pay freeze; ireland prison; pay review
|Report on the usage of section 70 of the Charities Act 2006 by the Home Office: (made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department in July 2011) - Home Office|
Keywords: charities; prevent; grants; funding; violent; paid; pursuant; office; rehabilitation; supporting
|Fourth annual report on the operation of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004: 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2009 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs|
Keywords: gla; gangmasters; licensing; labour; march; board; compliance; providers; report; defra; trade unions; stationery office; labour providers; annual report; licensing scheme; period covered; fourth annual; board members; hampton report; rural affairs
|Place-shaping: a shared ambition for the future of local government annexes - Lyons Inquiry into Local Government|
Dated March 2007. The main report (ISBN 9780119898545) and an executive summary (ISBN 9780119898552) are available separately, as are two related publications: the Lyons Inquiry Survey (ISBN 9780119898569) and a report of case studies conducted for the inquiry (ISBN 9780119898576)
Keywords: local; tax; lyons; council; authorities; grant; band; government; council tax; income; support chapter; local authority; local government; formula grant; lyons inquiry; business rates; local authorities; final report; income tax
|Report on the usage of section 70 of the Charities Act 2006 by the Home Office - Home Office|
Dated July 2012
Keywords: charities; office; grants; paid; funding; pursuant; usage; prevent; violent; grant; office july
|National Insurance Fund Investment Account: accounts for the year ended 31 March 2011 - United Kingdom Debt Management Office, Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt|
Dated December 2011
Keywords: risk; dmo; crnd; comptroller; national; investment; fund; financial; internal; nifia; comptroller general; national debt; national insurance; internal control; insurance fund; financial statements; social security; investment account; fund investment; year ended
|Occupational and personal pension schemes: review of certain contracting-out terms reports by the Government Actuary and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in accordance with sections 42 (1), 42B (1) and 45A (1) of the Pension Schemes Act 1993 - Government Actuary's Department|
Keywords: pension; defined; rebates; schemes; actuary; pensions; rates; rebate; benefit; assumptions; schemes report; department review; defined benefit; government actuary; pension schemes; reduced rates; discount rate; insurance contributions; national insurance; defined contribution
|Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code D: code of practice for the identification of persons by police officers - Home Office|
This Code of Practice concerns the principal methods used by police to identify people in connection with the investigation of offences and the keeping of accurate and reliable criminal records. The powers and procedures in this code must be used fairly, responsibly, with respect for the people to whom they apply and without unlawful discrimination. The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for police officers to discriminate against, harass or victimise any person on the grounds of the ’pr...
Keywords: identification; person; witness; paragraph; fingerprints; code; police; suspect; officer; offence; video identification; recordable offence; police officers; police station; identification parade; group identification; identification procedures; identification officer; footwear impressions; identification procedure
|National policy statement for fossil fuel electricity generation infrastructure (EN-2) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This National policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for the fossil fuel electricity generation infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); renewable electricity generation (both onshore and offshore) (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); the electricity transmission and distribution network (EN-5) (IS...
Keywords: generating; fossil; fuel; infrastructure; stations; nps; impacts; ipc; electricity; energy; national policy; fuel electricity; fossil fuel; policy statement; generating stations; generating infrastructure; energy infrastructure; electricity generating; fuel generating; generating station
|Statutory guidance: injunctions to prevent gang-related violence - Home Office|
Dated December 2011
Keywords: injunction; respondent; court; applicant; order; application; gang; applicants; supervision; requirement; injunction applicant; county court; supervision order; gang injunction; gang injunctions; responsible officer; detention order; offending team; youth offending; electronic monitoring
|Code of Practice (Northern Ireland) for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers under Sections 43 and 43A of the Terrorism Act 2000, and the Authorisation and Exercise of Stop and Search Powers Relating to Section 47A of, and Schedule 6B to, the Terrorism Act 2000 - Northern Ireland Office|
Dated May 2012. Effective from midnight on the day that The Terrorism Act 2000 (Codes of Practice for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers) Order 2012 comes into force
Keywords: search; authorisation; terrorism; person; officers; vehicle; officer; powers; authorising; searches; reasonable grounds; northern ireland; police officers; police officer; reasonable suspicion; constitute evidence; reasonably suspects; search powers; authorising officer; senior police
|Meeting carbon budgets - the need for a step change: progress report to Parliament - Committee on Climate Change|
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act to advise the UK Government on setting carbon budgets, and to report to Parliament on the progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Keywords: emissions; carbon; energy; indicators; change; climate; measures; reduction; renewable; electric; change committee; emissions reductions; emissions reduction; energy efficiency; climate change; step change; electric cars; meeting carbon; carbon budgets; renewable heat
|Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council Welsh Committee annual report 2008/2009 - Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council, Welsh Committee|
Keywords: tribunals; luelsh; luales; administrative; justice; cardiff; lue; tribunal; devolved; assembly; enforcement ret; special educational; administrative justice; luelsh committee; assembly government; luelsh language; mental health; luelsh ministers; luelsh assembly; tribunals operating
|Service transformation: a better service for citizens and businesses, a better deal for the taxpayer - Varney Review|
The focus of this review is how to save government, citizen and business time and money by examining the scope of integrating front-line service delivery. The Service Sector is an important economic bulwark in a modern society, with technology revolutionizing the way service providers interact with customers. Yet, with the continued pace of social, demographic and technological change, public service delivery is facing an increasing challenge, with a gap developing between public and private ser...
Keywords: citizens; services; contact; public; taxpayer; identity; citizen; government; better service; delivery; local government; identity management; better deal; public services; service transformation; public service; public sector; contact centres; service delivery
|Child poverty in the UK: the report on the 2010 target - Department for Education|
Section 1 of the Child Poverty Act 2012 requires the Government to report on whether or not the target to reduce the number of children living in relative income poverty by half by 2012/11 from a 1998/99 base was met. This report finds that the target was not met: although the number of children living in relative income poverty reduced to 2.3 million, that figure is 600,000 short of the number required to meet the target...
Keywords: poverty; child; children; families; households; relative; workless; income; support; target; average income; workless families; child poverty; children living; relative income; workless households; working households; great britain; income poverty; accurate picture
|National policy statement for renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
Keywords: wind; ipc; offshore; infrastructure; renewable; farm; impacts; energy; assessment; onshore; wind turbines; policy statement; wind farm; wind farms; offshore wind; onshore wind; draft national; renewable energy; energy infrastructure; national policy
|Control orders in 2011: final report of the Independent Reviewer on the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation|
Dated March 2012
Keywords: control; orders; order; court; pta; xxxx; obligations; controlled; terrorism; persons; national security; human rights; control order; high court; control orders; controlled person; academic study; controlled persons; xxxx xxxx; order obligations
|Covert surveillance and property interference: draft revised code of practice - Home Office|
Pursuant to section 71 (4) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
Keywords: surveillance; authorisation; authorising; authorisations; interference; officer; directed; intrusive; property; covert; surveillance authorisation; senior authorising; authorising officer; covert surveillance; directed surveillance; public authority; matters subject; property interference; intrusive surveillance; public authorities
|Code of practice (Northern Ireland) for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to section 47A of schedule 6B to the Terrorism Act 2000 - Northern Ireland Office|
On cover and title page: Terrorism Act 2000
Keywords: search; authorisation; powers; code; uthorisa; ctice; schedule; terrorism; pra; tion; police officers; authorising officer; search powers; police officer; powers relating; senior police; multiple threats; pra ctice; uthorisa tion; police station
|Draft statutory guidance to the Marine Management Organisation on its contribution to the achievement of sustainable development - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs|
Keywords: marine; mmo; sustainable; achievement; decisions; policy; framework; relevant; management; development; high level; marine objectives; sustainable development; level marine; marine policy; marine area; sound science; marine environment; marine management; national policy
|A review of UK health research funding - Cooksey Review|
This Review sets out to propose a structure for the funding arrangements for the whole spectrum of health research, with the objective of obtaining the maximum benefit from research success and, where possible, eliminating duplication of effort. The Review found, however, that the UK is at risk of failing to reap the full economic, health and social benefits that the UK's public investment in health research should generate...
Keywords: health; nhs; review; clinical; translation; healthcare; mrc; funding; nihr; translational; review believes; national institute; drug development; clinical trials; institutional arrangements; review recommends; technology assessment; economic benefits; effective translation; health technology
|Independent Chief Inspector fo the UK Border Agency: annual report 2009 - 2010 Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency, and Independent Monitor for Entry Clearance Refusals without the right of appeal, annual report for the period October 2009 to September 2010 - Independent Chief Inspector fo the UK Border Agency|
Keywords: border; agency; inspection; annual; origin; independent; report; asylum; staff; inspections; asylum seekers; independent monitor; border agency; independent chief; annual report; good quality; advisory group; entry clearance; chief inspector; independent advisory
|The security and travel bans authority to carry scheme 2012 - Home Office|
Keywords: carrier; immigration; nationals; authority; eea; travel; carry; scheme; security; visa; deportation order; national family; third country; carry scheme; eea nationals; bans authority; country national; travel bans; country nationals; family members
|Export of objects of cultural interest 2009/10: 1 May 2009 - 30 April 2010 - Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest|
The UK's export controls of objects of cultural interest are aimed to strike a balance between the need to protect the heritage, the rights of owners and the encouragement of a thriving art market. This is the sixth annual report on the operation of export controls on objects of cultural interest which covers the period 1 May 2009 to 30 April 2010. As well as the Reviewing Committee report, it includes descriptions of 22 individual export cases that were referred to the Committee by expert advis...
Keywords: export; waverley; objects; deferral; art; licence; painting; cultural; national; purchase; serious intention; raise funds; cultural interest; reviewing committee; export licence; initial deferral; deferral period; expert adviser; licence application; third waverley
|Code of practice (England, Wales and Scotland) for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to section 47A of schedule 6B to the Terrorism Act 2000 - Home Office|
On cover and title page: Terrorism Act 2000
Keywords: authorisation; powers; search; authorising; code; police; schedule; terrorism; officers; officer; reasonably suspects; police officer; search powers; police forces; powers relating; explanatory notes; police authorities; authorising officers; authorising officer; police force
|The review of the funding of political parties: an interim assessment - Cabinet Office|
This interim report by Sir Hayden Phillips explores options for reform of the arrangements for the funding of political parties. The review was undertaken in response to a request by the Prime Minister in light of the recent controversy surrounding political party nominations for peerages and allegations that loans were being made to political parties to avoid disclosure under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000...
Keywords: parties; political; funding; party; cap; campaigning; public; donations; electoral; expenditure; electoral commission; political party; political parties; trade union; public funding; party funding; campaign expenditure; labour party; trade unions; tax relief
|National policy statement for nuclear power generation (EN-6) - Department of Energy and Climate Change|
This draft national policy statement (NPS) reiterates the Government's policy on the need for new nuclear power in England and Wales set out in 'Meeting the energy challenge: a white paper on nuclear power' (Cm. 7296, 2008, ISBN 9780101729628). A strategic siting assessment has taken place in 2009 and informs this draft NPS. This document outlines the policy on assessment of development consent applications to be followed by the Infrastructure Planning Commission; policy on consideration of alte...
Keywords: nuclear; site; power; sustainability; appraisal; potential; effects; ipc; assessment; sites; power stations; power generation; nuclear power; policy statement; power station; energy infrastructure; draft national; national policy; nominated site; habitats regulations